Innovations

11 Innovations
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    The company is a hyper-local environmental social enterprise committed to reducing food waste. They help avoid 1,500 ton...
      France Exemplar
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Odile Verdure Labeille
      Odile Verdure Labeille It is most impactfull that this kind of initiative comes from France, to use the "one of the well know genuine gourmets people" vehicule to get the idea of fighting the food waste in the mindsets.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter Food waste is such a huge problem all over the world. This company's mission and methods are a wonderful example of business for good and I hope they are able to expand outside of France.
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    Rancho La Luna in Guadalajara, Mexico is a family owned sustainable farm on the outskirt of the metropolitan area. This ...
      Mexico
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre
      Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre This narrative is a good example of local initiatives in Jalisco. Where is shown not only a good business idea, but a way of life that becomes a way of doing business to contribute to a better and healthier food of the population.
      On the other hand, the agribusiness...  more
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder A successful family business that operates in an earth-friendly fashion is always newsworthy, and a reason to feel hopeful about the planet's future.
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    The concept behind The Soulfull Project is to sell quality, nutritious, “clean label” food that not only is ...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • David Steingard
      David Steingard The Soulfull Project is pioneering a triple bottom-line business model to address critical social issues of food insecurity and nutritional inequity across the United States. If replicated on a widespread scale, the Innovation of "buy one, give one" could...  more
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter The inspiration behind this business is so inspiring! I am impressed by how dedicated the founders are to what they are doing and how they found a way to make a difference.
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne What a wonderful project. I just sent it along to the local Food Bank hoping they can share the story with other Food Banks and potential suppliers in the food industry in Mexico and Latin America. Thank you so much David and students Caroline, Emily, Peter...  more
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    Kyäni is a nutraceutical supplement that was created in 2007 to help promote natural and healthy ingredie...
      United States
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Retooling a product innovation for a cause such as global malnutrition for children and their families around the world is inspiring!
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter I love that this wellness company, initially focusing on an American target market, has expanded and created a product for bottom of the pyramid customers that is innovative and solves the problem of hunger and good health for those that need it most.
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    Car Community started off as a simple car club that organizes car shows and meet ups, it gained significant traction on ...
      United States
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Great story of following a passion, monetizing it, and giving back to the community!
    • Kerul Kassel
      Kerul Kassel This story offers an example of a small business, based on a traditional business model, with the added value of giving back to their community.
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    The COBS Bread Bakery has been able to increase value to key stakeholders through the implementation of a waste manageme...
      Canada
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Providing the freshest baked goods to those who want it and then contributing to local charities by donating the excess baked goods is a great way to feed the community; enhance customer and social acceptance and contribute to local problems with hunger.
    • Rose Folsom
      Rose Folsom COBS Bakery's innovation is a great example of a win-win for the business and for the community.
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon This is a great innovation. It is a shame how many people around the world go hungry when there is so much extra food to be had. It's great when businesses are willing to step-up to assist. Hopefully more businesses will follow suit.
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    Organic and healthy products are not necessarily costly. This is what O-Rice Beras Organik has aimed to prove this ...
      Indonesia
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya For Indonesia with a high number of poverty among the farmers, this could be a breakthrough approach. It is an irony that despite being called an agricultural country, Indonesia is still importing rice. These approach could change the mindset of farmers,...  more
    • AIM Team
      AIM Team I am especially appreciative of the youth education and embracing the farmers' as part of this story. By investing in and supporting young farmers to be successful, this company is helping nurture strong communities of people as well as fields of highly nutritious...  more
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne Thank you Adeline and Professor Indrajaya for sharing this story and hopefully inspire the creation of similar projects throughout the world contributing to the well being of small farmers and their communities.
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    Sahib Aquaponics was created by Sahib Punjabi in 2011. He came to the United States in 1989 from India and settled in Wi...
      United States
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Claire Sommer
      Claire Sommer I love how education is such an important part of this business model. As our world becomes more resource constrained, it will be business like this one who will help us grow food and farm fish in environmentally sensitive, water wise ways.
    • Guenola Nonet
      Guenola Nonet Sahib Punjabi is an innovative leader opening the way towards growing plants and fishes more naturally. I admire his dedication to education to help people be inspired and live more sustainably.
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    INI Farms are changing the horticulture landscape of India. From reducing post-harvest losses (less than 2%) to bri...
      India
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Claire Sommer
      Claire Sommer This innovation story shows how traditional agricultural methods can be combined with new technological and supply chain improvements to significantly increase high-quality food delivery, and expand employment opportunities, which reducing waste.
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    The Waterboxx can help to alleviate food crises, lower CO2 emissions and bring fruit growers back to man-made ...
      Netherlands
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Whitney Kear
      Whitney Kear This story shows the interdependent nature and power of all the UN Global Goals. This innovation addresses Goal 2: No Hunger while also promoting regenerative agriculture for positive climate change impact.
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    Pandawa Putra Indonesia, a company established on July 7, 2012 in the form of Commanditaire Vennonts...
      Indonesia
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Claire Sommer
      Claire Sommer One of the noteworthy concepts in this story is regenerative agriculture--bringing non-productive land back into production in ways that benefit people and the plant, as well as generating profit. This is a core concept for achieving the UN Global Goals.
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne Hopefully producers of herbicides around the world will take notice.
    • roger saillant
      roger saillant I am all four weed reduction using biodegradable products. This is a good strategy and should be used globally.